Tag: Pakistan

Interview: Max Abrahms

Max Abrahms is an expert on asymmetric warfare. He specializes in studying the dynamics and motivations of militant organizations and individuals that engage in terrorism. In “Leadership Matters: The Effects of Targeted Killings on Militant Groups Tactics,” a forthcoming paper…

Weekly Roundup 6/8/15

6/1/15-6/7/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The House and Senate have released proposed Pentagon budget bills that…

Drones in the Abbottabad Documents

By Dan Gettinger On May 20, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released 103 documents that were collected during the raid that killed Osama bin Laden on May 1, 2011. A large portion of the documents, which have…

Weekly Roundup 5/25/15

5/19/15 – 5/24/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone “Good Kill,” an IFC Films production, explores the use…

The Disposition Matrix

By Dan Gettinger On Thursday, April 23, President Obama acknowledged that a CIA drone strike had accidentally killed an American and an Italian in northwest Pakistan in January. The two men, Warren Weinstein and Giovanni Lo Porto, were aid workers…

Weekly Roundup 4/13/15

4/6/15-4/12/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone As the FAA grants more and more exemptions for the commercial…

Weekly Roundup 2/2/15

  If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone This week, we introduced the Portals, comprehensive collections of the best…

Weekly Roundup 1/26/15

We are pleased to mark the 100th edition of our Weekly Roundup of drone news, commentary and analysis, art, and technology. We sent out the first Roundup almost two years ago to a group of Bard students who were taking…

Weekly Roundup 1/19/15

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone As the drone industry grows and becomes more complex, it is both…

Weekly Roundup 1/5/15

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The U.S. Department of Defense confirmed in a statement that it had carried out an airstrike in Somalia, killing Abdishakur,…

Weekly Roundup 12/29

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The debate around Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems, sometimes referred to as “killer…

Weekly Roundup 12/22

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Wondering what to read this holiday season? We’ve chosen the best drone…